Vietnamese, Japanese firms seek investment, trade partnerships

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News

Friday, April 12, 2019 – 21:42:00 Print

At the business networking event in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – A business networking event was held in Ho Chi Minh
City on April 12 to promote trade ties between Vietnamese and Japanese

The event, held by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations
(HUFO) in collaboration with the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association, and the Japan-Vietnam
Friendship Association of Nishinomiya city in the Japanese prefecture of Hyogo,
drew the participation of representatives from some 60 Vietnamese businesses
and 20 firms from Hyogo and Osaka prefectures.

Speaking at the event, President of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association of
HCM City Nguyen Cong Tanh thanked the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association of
Nishinomiya city for its coordination to organise the programme, helping to
connect enterprises from both countries and develop friendship and cooperation
between HCM City and Hyogo prefecture in the fields of trade, economy and

Meanwhile, Sakai Hironori, President of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship
Association of  Nishinomiya city, said
that Japanese companies want to cooperate with Vietnamese firms not only in
economy and trade but also in social and charitable activities.

Following the opening ceremony, Vietnamese and Japanese businesses joined in an
exchange programme and sought partners in the fields of investment and trade,
distribution of food and cosmetics, human resource supply, chemicals and
fertiliser, among others.

The Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association of Nishinomiya city was established in
September 2016, aiming to become a bridge to promote mutual understanding and collaboration
between Nishinomiya and other localities of Hyogo prefecture and Vietnamese
cities and provinces in the spheres of economy, politics, education, culture,
tourism and people-to-people exchange.-VNA


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